Ming Xia featured on Radio Free Asia

Professor Xia Ming was cited in Radio Free Asia’s recent story “Lawsuit Over Canceled Statue.” The statue is named “The Goddess of Democracy.”

Excerpt: “A U.S.-based sculptor is suing Taiwan’s president, Ma Ying-jeou, and his government over the cancellation of a contract for the construction of a statue of the icon of the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement on the Taiwan-controlled island of Kinmen.

“In Taiwan right now there is nowhere that is not influenced by the mainland,” Xia said. “Taiwan’s media, academics, and intellectuals are already beginning to show fear of the mainland and we can already see the effects in Taiwan today.”  Read more>

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